Goldman Sachs Names New Executives, Wall Street Remembers the Fall of Lehman Brothers

  • GOLDMAN NEWS: Goldman Sachs has named a new operating chief and chief financial officer, Reuters reports. Unsurprisingly, they're both men. Want to dig deeper on Goldman? The New York Times has an interesting piece on how a former executive tried to whistleblow the company but ultimately failed. 

  • FALL OF LEHMAN: It has been ten years since banking giant Lehman Brothers had to file for bankruptcy as a result of the financial crisis. Media outlets have been sharing retrospectives on the symbolic bankruptcy all week, but our favorite piece was one by Barry Ritholtz on the crimes that were committed — but not prosecuted — before, during and after the financial crisis.  

  • MEASURING UP: JPMorgan chief executive officer Jamie Dimon said he is smarter than Donald Trump this week at an event at his company's headquarters, CNBC reports.

  • TESLA TROUBLES: Again? Yes, again. The electric car maker's chief accounting officer quit, Bloomberg reports.